Cruisers Forum

Join CruisersForum Today

Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 22-06-2008, 08:59   #1
Registered User

Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Currently China but moving soon
Boat: Traditional Sulawesi 78' Jemsai
Posts: 3
Hi from China

Hello all,

Just found and registered on this forum.

My name is Claude-Pierre, a 52 year old Frenchie who has been seen enjoying a bottle of red wine with friends in many ports around the world since 1997.

I am currently in northern China (Dalian) but will be in Singapore for an extended period from end September.

I am the owner of and live aboard "Stephanie" a steel gaff rigged motor sailer of 42meters.

With the price of fuel heading for the stratosphere I have now made an offer for a traditional 24 meter Suawesi Schooner that I want to completely rebuild and refit in Phuket, Thailand, before taking her to Singapore in October.

I am a marine engineer and naval architect and a passionate sailor so I hope to meet many new friends here, to share my knowledge and experience and more importantly ..... to learn.


claudePierre is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 22-06-2008, 09:15   #2
Long Range Cruiser
MarkJ's Avatar

Cruisers Forum Supporter

Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Australian living on "Sea Life" currently in New York
Boat: Beneteau 393 "Sea Life"
Posts: 12,180
Images: 25
Wow! Could we see a piccy of the 42m gaff rigger please?

Great idea to cut back on the size/fuel for your next boat, and from what I hear Thailand is an excelent place to do the refit

Welcome to the mob


Notes on a Circumnavigation.

Somalia Pirates and our Convoy
MarkJ is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 23-06-2008, 02:13   #3
Moderator Emeritus
Ex-Calif's Avatar

Cruisers Forum Supporter

Join Date: May 2007
Location: Singapore
Boat: Maxi 77 - Relax Lah!
Posts: 11,514
Images: 4
Claude-Pierre - Welcome to the forum. I am baed in Singapore and look forward to welcoming you here.

Please do look us up at Changi sailing club. We are an active, fun and exciting group although I am not sure we could handle a 42 meter boat. Maybe 24 ;-)

We have many European, Australian, Americans and locals and might even be able to find a suitable bottle of red.
Relax Lah! is For Sale <--- Click
Click--> Custom CF Google Search or CF Rules
You're gonna need a bigger boat... - Martin Brody
Ex-Calif is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 23-06-2008, 02:57   #4
Senior Cruiser
Lancerbye's Avatar

Cruisers Forum Supporter

Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Anchored somewhere in the Canadian Gulf Islands, East of Vancouver Island
Boat: Lancer 44 Motorsailer
Posts: 1,710
Images: 32
Welcome aboard. 42m is a ship. how big is your crew?
The basis of accomplishment is in never quitting
Mengzi Meng-tse
Lancerbye is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-07-2008, 13:13   #5
Senior Cruiser
SkiprJohn's Avatar

Cruisers Forum Supporter

Join Date: May 2006
Location: Kea'au, Big Island, Hawaii
Boat: Cascade, Sloop, 42 - "Casual"
Posts: 14,169
Aloha Claude-Pierre,
Welcome aboard! I look forward to hearing of your experiences.
Kind regards,
SkiprJohn is offline   Reply With Quote


Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
New Marina Development in China GordMay Pacific & South China Sea 4 29-09-2009 04:33
Cats from China . . . ? Brandywine Multihull Sailboats 37 05-01-2008 22:49
From China to LA ? nascar11 General Sailing Forum 15 11-12-2007 22:22
NorthStar Yachts Moves to China GordMay Off Topic Forum 38 23-10-2007 22:50

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities

Copyright 2002-2015 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 21:08.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Social Knowledge Networks
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

ShowCase vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.